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Where do i go from here?
Monday, September 05, 2011      1 comments

This blog was originally posted on my running blog I keep...just wanted to share with some spark friends too! So much has happened since my last post that I don't know where to begin. First off, I made my original goal of breaking 2 hours i... Read more
Mantras and PRs
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      0 comments

Let me start off by saying, after Reality and Doubt came to visit me this week I have revised my original goal of 1:59 to one of 2:10. Suffice it to say, I will be ECSTATIC if I do get the 1:59...but I have to face reality. The reality is that t... Read more
Press on...
Saturday, January 22, 2011      0 comments

Today is a rest day and, boy, did I need it! My legs have gotten so heavy this week during my training. This IS the first full week of hardcore training. This soreness in my legs really got me thinking this week...can I really do this? It's... Read more
Disney Princess-in-Training 6 weeks to go!
Sunday, January 16, 2011      2 comments

I don't really know what I was thinking signing up for a half marathon 6 1/2 weeks away when I hadn't ran more than 5 miles since my 1st half marathon in April...and on top of that I will be going with two Boston Qualifiers! I began with so... Read more
Pitfalls of working in a restaurant
Tuesday, January 11, 2011      0 comments

Needless to say, a restaurant has an endless supply of food. Being that I work in a new restaurant they try everything out on the staff. I spend the day trying to be good and then when I get to my "2nd job" it all goes out the door! I can't r... Read more
Workin' on a 6-pack and a 1/2 marathon
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      0 comments

Today I completed day 2 of Jillian Michael's 6 week six pack dvd. I took some pics so that I can compare when I finish to see if it actually works... I am determined to tone my body! In the meantime I will begin training for my 2nd 1/2 marathon.... Read more
Here we go again!
Wednesday, December 29, 2010      0 comments

Ok, so I haven't been doing so well at tracking ANYTHING the past 6-10 months! I am ready to get back at it...if I plan on getting the body and health that I want. I need some accountability. I know what I should do. It's the actually doing ... Read more
12 weeks til half!!
Sunday, January 31, 2010      0 comments

Ok, I am finally getting into my groove running. I thought it would never happen! I have been running every other day between 3 and 4 miles. Today I ran 5 for the first time ever!! I ran 5 miles straight, no stopping! It was unbelievable. ... Read more
Winter, snow...blah
Sunday, January 10, 2010      2 comments

Why is it sooo cold?! I live in TN and it is freezing here, literallly. It never stays this cold for so long at a time. I am a teacher so it does get me out of school luckily! That is the ONLY good thing about it. I am set on running a 1/2 ... Read more
1st 5k down!
Sunday, October 25, 2009      2 comments

Well, I finished my 1st 5k today...the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. It was exhilarating...at first. Around the 1/2way point I thought I was going to be sick. I started out way to fast. I thought I could run like I used to, but I realize... Read more
Signed up for my 1st 5K!
Tuesday, October 06, 2009      2 comments

I know...not a big deal in the world of spark, but this is a major accomplishment for me! I have been wanting to run one for almost 3 years now. I finally signed up. It is in 2.5 weeks. I will be fine I have ran 5K many times...but this give... Read more
Reality of my situation
Tuesday, July 28, 2009      4 comments

Ok, so I just returned from my beach vacation. I was so disgusted with myself sitting in that beach chair. I was just squashing out of my swimsuit. I came back and weighed myself. I actually did not gain any, amazingly, but I am not happy wi... Read more
life
Monday, June 08, 2009      3 comments

I am trying to be positive right now. I did just graduate with my masters. It is difficult for me though. I am working two part time jobs with my masters. That is sad. I am waiting on a teaching postition in the fall but the outlook isn't l... Read more
tryin' to get back
Wednesday, December 10, 2008      0 comments

Ok, I did really really good yesterday! I did kickboxing for 40 min and yoga for 20 min. Good for the body and the soul. I am still having a hard time getting my food and calorie intake under control. I feel so fat lately. I haven't weighe... Read more
Holidays
Monday, December 01, 2008      0 comments

Well, here I am. I have know idea how much I weigh right now. It has been probably a good month or two since I have stepped on the scale. I have been lazy. There are no excuses. I want to do better I really do. I just can't make myself. I... Read more

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